- The Illinois Senate is considering a tax of one penny per ounce on soda drinks sold in sealed containers.
- Proponents of the measure claim the state will save money on health care costs on top of the added tax revenue, while opponents say it will cost the state jobs.
- Illinois Senate Bill 3524
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at CNBC.com (Nov 18, 2014)